BASTILLE DISTRICT

The area round the Place de la Bastille (4e, 11e, 12e) is a popular bustling area of Paris; it is an area with lots of shops, including all kinds of specialist shops which have set up in this part of town which is cheaper than the other end of the Grands Boulevards.

 

This is also a chic cultural area, with the new Paris Opera, and chic boutiques.